Brandywine School District
Job Posting: Speech and Language Pathologist
Brandywine School District has a unique opportunity for a qualified SLP to work in their Early Education Center with 3-4 year old students. Come join a dynamic group of SLPs and teachers working in a positive work environment in North Wilmington.
Benefits include membership to Speech Pathology.com; Support from experienced clinicians, additional support from an AAC consultant and AT team, attendance at local conferences, regular monthly SLP meetings, use of district IPads. Diverse but interesting caseload. Brandywine School District has low turnover in the SLP dept and this opening is due to upcoming (January) retirement. BSD has beautiful and updated schools and a strong administration.
Terms of Employment:
January through 6/12/2018
Benefited – Full-Time
Commensurate with the Brandywine School District’s Teacher Salary Schedule
Please visit our District web site & click on Employment Opportunities or contact Maureen Cassidy, Lead SLP email address : Maureen.Cassidy@bsd.k12.de.us
302 479 2600 x 1007
Job Goal: To plan and provide speech-language pathology services to students with speech, voice, or language disorders. Assesses students and provides intervention to eliminate or reduce problems or impairments that interfere with students’ ability to derive full benefit from the educational program.
Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
State of Delaware Professional License for Speech and Language Pathologist.
Holds current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence or Eligible for Clinical Fellowship Yeat
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience in a school environment preferred.
Experience with students with autism/severe disabilities preferred.
Plans and provides appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech and language goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Evaluates student progress and determines readiness for termination of therapy services.
Conducts independent evaluations to assess students with speech or language disorders and conditions to determine eligibility for services.
Develops clinical management strategies or procedures and diagnostic statements by interpreting observations or data.
Participates in IEP meetings to assist in interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with communication disorders or conditions according to district procedures.
Develops and implements Picture Exchange Communication Systems.
Collaborates with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom activities to improve communication skills of students.
Provides professional development in assigned schools to help school personnel identify and understand communication deficits in students.
Communicates effectively with colleagues, students, and parents regarding the accomplishment of therapy goals and needs of the student.
Provides speech and language services for students during the summer as part of extended school year and/or year-long programming.
Establishes control and administers discipline according to the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Develops and coordinates a continuing evaluation of speech-language pathology services at the building level and makes changes based on the findings.
Assists in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.
Compiles, maintains, and files all reports, records, and other required documents.
Complies with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, and board policy.
Participates in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.
Performs such other duties as assigned by the Principal.
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